Latest Missing persons News

Floods kill at least 6 in southern Brazil

Jan. 19, 2020 2:37 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At least six people have died and at least one more was missing Sunday following torrential rains in southern Brazil, authorities said. Meteorologists said nearly 250 millimeters (10 inches) of rain devastated parts of Espiritu Santo state starting Friday, though the rains had tapered...

Remains in submerged vehicle identified as missing woman

Jan. 19, 2020 2:12 PM EST

Skeletal remains found in a crushed vehicle submerged in a New Jersey river has been identified as those of a woman missing for six years, authorities said. State police responded Thursday to an area near the port of Salem after the Walker Diving Underwater Construction Co. reported what appeared to be human...

Scholarship fund planned for missing Ohio teen found dead

Jan. 18, 2020 11:41 AM EST

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A business owner and a volunteer search organizer are creating a scholarship fund in the name of an Ohio teen who went missing for weeks and was found dead inside the chimney of an unoccupied home. Marc Wolfe, owner of a Port Clinton bait and tackle store, and search organizer...

US couple found dead in Tijuana, son-in-law charged

Jan. 17, 2020 9:00 PM EST

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A United States couple missing for a week in Tijuana were found Friday buried on the property of one of their homes in this border city, Mexican authorities said. Baja California state prosecutor Hirán Sánchez said the bodies of María Teresa López, 65, and...

Man charged with hindering search for runaway girl

Jan. 17, 2020 4:10 PM EST

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police have charged a Rhode Island man with lying to police who were searching for a 10-year-old runaway. Aaron Reed, 31, of Central Falls, was held without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer in the execution of duty. He was referred...

The painting which was found last December near an art gallery and believed to be the missing Gustav Klimt's painting ‘Portrait of a Lady’ is displayed during a press conference in Piacenza, Italy, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Art experts have confirmed that a stolen painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls is Gustav Klimt's

Portrait found in gallery's walls verified as missing Klimt

Jan. 17, 2020 2:47 PM EST

PIACENZA, Italy (AP) — Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls last month is Gustav Klimt's “Portrait of a Lady,” which was stolen from the gallery nearly 23 years ago. The authentication of the painting announced Friday solved one of...

Wichita man charged in death of man whose body is missing

Jan. 17, 2020 11:35 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man whose body is still missing. A criminal complaint filed Thursday against 53-year-old Jeffery Lee Hill says 50-year-old Jeffery Jones, of Hutchinson, was killed on or around Dec. 9, The Wichita Eagle...

Skeletal remains found in woods ID'd as missing Indiana man

Jan. 17, 2020 11:26 AM EST

BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) — Human skeletal remains found last fall in a wooded area of southern Indiana have been identified as those of a man who vanished in August, police said. The Bedford Police Department announced Thursday that the remains are those of Brian S. Blomquist, 49, who was a resident of the...

Miguel Rodriguez, who is being charged with abducting an 11-year-old girl, is arraigned in Springfield District Court Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Springfield, Mass. (Leon Nguyen/The Republican via AP, Pool)

Couple: Instinct kicked in when they spotted wanted car

Jan. 17, 2020 11:23 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A couple said Friday that their fight-or-flight instinct kicked in when they spotted a car wanted in the abduction of a girl after she got off a school bus in Massachusetts. Appearing on ABC's “Good Morning America,” spouses Benny Correa and Amanda Disley described...

Missing woman's estranged husband named person of interest

Jan. 16, 2020 6:13 PM EST

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Albany woman is now a person of interest in a police investigation, authorities sad. Tiffany Lazon, 37, was reported missing Jan. 8 by her daughter. Albany police said Thursday that Craig Lazon is the last person known to have had contact with her in...